According to Kansas City Star reporter Adam Teicher, via Twitter, QB Matt Cassel has not been cleared by doctors to practice today.
No surprise but doctors havent cleared Cassel. Won’t practice today
— Adam Teicher (@adamteicher) October 10, 2012
This is smart because the team needs to put Matt Cassel’s safety first. Head injuries are very serious and some heal much faster than others. For instance, Josh Cribbs of the Cleveland Browns took a very scary looking hit on a Thursday night and was cleared to play in the team’s next game. Kevin Boss, however, was placed on IR after a couple of weeks of evaluation by the doctors.
No Cassel today just increases the chances of Brady Quinn getting the start Sunday. If Cassel isn’t able to go tomorrow, I’d say that almost guarantees Quinn will start, as Cassel won’t have had enough time to prepare.
What do you think, Addicts? If Quinn plays well and the Chiefs win on Sunday, should he keep the job after the Bye Week? More importantly, do you think the Chiefs will let him keep it?